Thought of the day

Pandas!

Again, sorry for the delay in getting this out been a busy month! We snuck in a trip to London to celebrate Valentine’s day which I might put a post up about shortly. But, here it is our last real day in China. Pandas. Check out the other posts for a recap on our amazing trip.  Our final proper day in China. The end of a massive trip which inspired, entertained and exhausted us. I still don’t feel like I am… View Post

Leshan & Dafo

Our first day in our final city. A day I had been waiting for most of the trip to come, the reason I rebuilt this whole trip myself rather than booking onto a pre-booked tour, to visit Dafo in Leshan – the giant Buddha. We filled up on a yummy breakfast in the hotel (best breakfast of the trip) and then spent the next 20 minutes trying to find our guide. In the end we found her hidden in a… View Post

Xian – Day 3

Day 9 on our grand Chinese adventure and our last day in Xi’an before flying to Chengdu/Panda land. Today was somewhat a day of additional new activities that weren’t things we had planned to come to China specifically for but were added on during my extensive planning stage with some help of our guide. First up was the Drum and Bell towers. The Bell tower (originally built in 1384) is a building which was built in the geographical centre of… View Post

Tang Dynasty Show and Dumpling Banquet

Check out what we did during the day!  Xi’an is relaxed. No matter how much you try and squeeze in it still feels relaxed. We managed to have a rest after our day with the warriors before we headed back out into Xi’an night life to experience the Tang Dynasty Show and Dumpling dinner. Touristy yes but it was also so much fun. Please excuse my lack of pictures of actual dumpling. I need to work on this food picture… View Post